Browsing K-State Libraries Digital Collections by Subject "Earth"

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Browsing K-State Libraries Digital Collections by Subject "Earth"

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  • Smith, Charles Chrisfield
    Introduction: A study of space and its occupants has long interested the minds of men, and there has always been a reward of knowledge for the interested and careful observer in this, as in other lines. The desire for ...
  • Zimmerman, Effie Jeannetta
    Introduction: As pleasure is the brightest element in our life history it seems well to consider its composition, how obtained and how best effected. We study the chemistry of minerals and all important elements, and by ...
  • Christensen, George Luther
    Introduction: The experiment of which the following is an account, was not undertaken in the hope of discovering new facts or new laws with which physicists were not already fully acquainted, nor can it be said that it had ...
  • Pierce, John Martin
    Introduction: Until recently, the world has depended chiefly upon the wild trees for its supply of nuts. They were never used as a staple article of food, but were merely incidental features in our living. It is probably ...
  • Coulson, Ernest Brown
    Introduction: To the student who neglects upon the meteoric career of this nation from its early meager beginnings to the exalted place it now occupies among the great powers of the earth, the question will arise, what are ...
  • Halstead, Oscar Hugo
    Introduction: The study of animal life, of the present, though more especially of the past forms, aside from the interest and information which may be gained from a geological point of view, is a very important one. It is ...
  • Cotton, Charlotte Mabel
    Introduction: “Bright gems of Earth in which perchance we see what Eden was – what Paradise may be.” Without them life would not seem so bright to us, and to the true lover of nature they are as costly gems. They are found ...

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